Installment 9 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 20th, 2012 (No Comments)

9. Increases Awareness – Body/Mind Connection Joseph Pilates was adamant that Pilates, or Contrology as he called it, was about “the complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.” This is one of the secrets of Pilates exercise: we practice each movement with total attention. When we exercise in this way, the body and mind unite […]

Installment 8 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

8. Promotes Weight Loss and Long, Lean Appearance If you practice Pilates regularly, it will change your body. Known for creating long, strong muscles and a leaner look; Pilates improves muscle tone, balances musculature, supports beautiful posture, and teaches you to move with ease and grace. All of these things will make you look and […]

Installment 7 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 17th, 2012 (No Comments)

7. Increases Energy It might seem like a paradox, but the more you exercise, the more energy you have and the more you feel like doing (to a point, of course). Pilates gets the breath and circulation moving, stimulates the spine and muscles, and floods the body with the good feelings one gets from exercising […]

Installment 6 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 16th, 2012 (No Comments)

6. Improves Posture Good posture is a reflection good alignment supported by a strong core. It is a position from which one can move freely. Starting with Pilates movement fundamentals and moving through mat and equipment exercises, Pilates trains the body to express itself with strength and harmony. You can see this in the beautiful […]

Pilates Leads to Better Sex

February 14th, 2012 (No Comments)

In reference to the last post, here is an article detailing exactly how a Pilates practice can improve one’s sex life! Practice Pilates and have great sex!

Installment 5 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 14th, 2012 (No Comments)

5. Develops Core Strength The core muscles of the body are the deep muscles of the back, abdomen, and pelvic floor. These are the muscles we rely on to support a strong, supple back, good posture, and efficient movement patterns. When the core is strong, the frame of the body is supported. This means the […]

Installment 4 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 12th, 2012 (No Comments)

4. Increases Flexibility In Pilates, we work toward a safe increase in length and stretch of the muscles and range of motion within the joints. You won’t find quite as much “pretzel logic” in Pilates as you might in yoga, but a body that can stretch and bend to meet the flow of life is […]

Installment 3 of 10 ‘Benefits of Pilates’

February 11th, 2012 (No Comments)

It is time to learn point 3 of 10 in the top 10 reasons to maintain a Pilates Practice: 3. Creates Strength Without Bulk Long, lean muscles are the name of the game here. In Pilates, we are not looking to build muscles for show. We are building toned muscles that work perfectly within the […]

Installment 2 of 10 ‘Benefit of Pilates’

February 8th, 2012 (No Comments)

Now that we have established that Pilates is a wonderful whole-body fitness regimen, let’s move on to reason 2 out of our top 10 benefits of a Pilates practice! 2. Adaptable to Many Fitness Levels and Needs Whether you are a seniorjust starting to exercise, an elite athlete or somewhere in between, the foundations of […]

Current Class Schedule

February 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

Also located under the schedule tab, this is the up-to-date February schedule: Tuesday (1st, 3rd, 5th one of the month) 5:30pm – Mad Props – Mat Pilates with Props 6:30pm – Group Reformer Tuesday (2nd, 4th one of the month) 5:30pm – Group Reformer 6:30pm – Mat Pilates R.U.B. (ripped upper body) Wednesday 11:00am – […]

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